Farmington, Illinois

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Farmington, Illinois

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Comparative Profile of Farmington, Illinois

Comparing Farmington to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 9 9
Well-Paid Single Women 8 5
Female Share of the Population 8 8
Age of the Population 7 8
Well-Paid Single Men 7 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 6
Male Share of the Population 4 3
Racial Diversity 3 3


Characteristic Compared
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to State
Portion of People Married 7 6
Average Household Size 5 4


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to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 8 6
People Above Poverty 8 6
People in Middle Class or Better 7 4
College Educated Adults 5 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 4 5
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Public Transportation Use 2 2
Working at Home 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 7 9
People Living Alone 7 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 8
Housing Recently Built 1 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Farmington Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles W of Peoria, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 143 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri
County Fulton
Standard Zip Codes 61531
Phone Area Codes 309
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.698
Longitude -90.005

Farmington Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 17.1 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36 inches
Distance 20 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 30 F
Apr Temp 37 to 63 F
Jul Temp 61 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 65 F
Annual Precip 38.2 inches
Station GALVA
Distance 33.6 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
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Farmington Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,601 100%
Male 1,222 47%
Female 1,379 53%
Under 18 599 23%
18+ 2,002 77%
65+ 566 21.8%
Median Age 39.8
Average Family Size 2.97
White 2,565 98.6%
African-American 3 0.1%
Asian 4 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 9 0.3%
Other 5 0.2%
Mixed Race 15 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 25 1%

Estimated Farmington Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,514
Growth -87
Growth % -3.3%

Farmington Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 26.9%
US/American 17.8%
English 11.5%
Irish 11.5%
Italian 6.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.6%
Scotch-Irish 2.6%
Swedish 2.4%
Scottish 2.3%
Dutch 2.3%
Polish 1.7%
French (except Basque) 1.5%
Norwegian 1.4%
Welsh 1.3%
Croatian 1%
European 0.8%
Swiss 0.7%
Lithuanian 0.7%
Czech 0.7%
Pennsylvania German 0.7%
British 0.6%
Hungarian 0.4%
New Zealander 0.4%
Yugoslavian 0.3%
Eastern European 0.3%
Northern European 0.3%
Austrian 0.2%
African 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Farmington, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Middlegrove (61531)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Farmington 2,601 $49,167
Canton 15,288 $39,910
Elmwood 1,945 $51,505
Fairview 493 $42,000
Maquon 318 $36,563
Norris 194 $30,000
Yates City 725 $42,679

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Student/teacher ratio: 15.4

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